Portsmouth injury blow as Ellis Harrison is ruled out for '2-3 weeks'
Ellis Harrison will be out for ‘2-3 weeks’ after picking up an injury in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat against Doncaster Rovers.
The Pompey striker limped out of the action at Fratton Park on 63 minutes, being replaced by John Marquis.
It appeared as if the former Ipswich man had a hamstring problem – although the club have yet to say what injury was sustained.
The Blues, however, have confirmed via Twitter that the front man is expected to be out for the rest of October and possibly the first week in November.
That means Harrison will definitely sit out this week’s visits to Gillingham (Tuesday) and Sunderland (Saturday), plus the home games against Northampton (Oct 27) and Charlton (Oct 31).
It remains to be seen if he’ll be available for the trip to Lincoln on November 3.
The injury will provide manager Kenny Jackett with a selection headache, with Marquis his only other senior recognised striker.
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